Read Beyond the Beaten Path: Summer Library Fun

Join the library for a celebration of reading, programs, and all things colorful!

During the next few months, under the theme “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” at the Waukegan Public Library will host a range of free programs and activities for all ages.

Pre-registration starts May 1! Download the Beanstck app on your mobile app store or visit  to get started. Pre-register by May 31 to receive a swag bag.

Programs for teens include in-person colorful canvas art, tie-dye tees, and marble paper art.
Programs for adults include take-home activity bags, virtual DIY’s and community presentations.

Free Summer Lunches

The library will once again be offering free grab and go lunches for kids and teens. Starting June 4, parents and/or children can pick up a free boxed lunch inside the Bradbury Room. The program is open to all children and teens, regardless of the school they attend, so parochial students and homeschoolers are welcome. The menu will change every day, and lunches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, Mondays-Fridays from 12:00 – 1:00 pm.